SGA discusses club funding, campus changes in Oct. 29

At 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, the Student Government Association had their weekly meeting, discussing bills to disperse club funds and other miscellaneous campus changes.
They began by discussing a bill that would provide money to seniors for printing. According to this Bill, $5 will be provided to each senior per semester for printing. The group agreed upon an amendment to the bill which requires the seniors to take the initiative to go down to the mail center and request the printing money. This bill was voted on and passed during the meeting.
A new bill was presented to the group from the Build 4 Cause club. Build 4 Cause will take a service trip to New Orleans to rebuild houses that were destroyed during Hurricane Katrina. This year, the club will be taking the largest group they have ever had: 22 students and two advisers. The club is requesting $2,000 to go toward van rentals and gas to keep the cost down for students. Treasurer Campbell Corder expressed his approval towards Build 4 Cause and suggested not only meeting their request but giving more. A motion was made to give $100 per volunteer, a total of $2,400. This Bill was quickly amended and passed.
There has also been discussion about what to do with RexMail. All students now have a Microsoft 365 Queens email address, but upperclassmen also have a RexMail account. This has caused confusion for some people who still regularly use their Rex Mail account, say critics. As a result of this, IT is trying to determine whether or not to discontinue the service and forward messages to students’ new accounts or to leave it as it is. It was suggested that if they were to discontinue it soon, those with RexMail accounts should be given a fair warning in advance to avoid any more confusion.
The campus improvement committee has been discussing several beneficial changes around campus. They would like to get student artwork displayed in the Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation and they would also like to see the trophy case filled. It was suggested that trash and recycling cans be installed in the parking deck. Also, it was suggested that they consider installing kitchen sinks with garbage disposals in dorms so that students can properly wash their dishes without clogging in the sink.
SGA meets every Tuesday from 11-11:50 a.m in Claudia Belk Dining Room. These meetings are open to the student body and their attendance is always welcome.

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